Sony Xperia Z2 now available in Singapore

Those hunting for an alternative Android flagship in the island state can now check out Sony's 5.2-inch smartphone.

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Sony's 4K-shooting smartphone is now available in Singapore. Andrew Hoyle/CNET

You can now get Sony's water-resistant 5.2-inch Android handset in Singapore for S$998 ($792) without an operator contract or at a subsidised contract price from any of the three local carriers. And the good news is if you're among the first few buyers, you'll also be getting a Sony Smartband for free.

The all-glass front and back Xperia Z2 comes powered by a quad-core 2.3GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 processor and runs Android KitKat (4.4.2). It shares a similar design and feature set to last year's Xperia Z1, but comes with a new 20.7-megapixel camera that's capable of shooting 4K video.

Those living in the UK and hankering for the Z2 likely won't have to wait for much longer -- despite reports of a delay, the smartphone is still set for an April launch. Sony hasn't said if it will go on sale in the US.

Read our hands-on here and do check back soon for a full review.

About the author

Aloysius Low is a Senior Writer at CNET Asia and covers all things mobile. A former World of Warcraft addict, he now dabbles in social media to stave off the withdrawal symptoms. As a lover of all things furry, he's also the unfortunate slave/minion of two adorable cats.

 

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